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Michael Mann

Released in the USA on March 27 of 1981, "Thief" (also known as "Violent Streets - Der Einzelgänger", "Einzelgänger, Der", "Strade violente") is a Crime/Drama/Thriller film directed by Michael Mann, and written by Michael Mann (screen story) . James Caan and Tuesday Weld are starring, alongside Willie Nelson, James Belushi, Robert Prosky and Tom Signorelli.

Tonight, his take home pay is $410,000...tax free.

Who is the director of "Thief":

Thief was directed by Michael Mann, an American producer, director, writer, and actor.

After making Thief, Michael Mann directed The Keep, released in 1983, Manhunter (1986), The Last of the Mohicans (1992), Heat (1995), The Insider (1999), and Ali (2001).

What was the release date of "Thief":

Thief was first released on Friday, March 27, 1981, in the United States. Also released on Friday, March 27, 1981 has been Eyes of a Stranger (dir. Ken Wiederhorn). This was thirty-eight (38) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, May 20, 1981 in France and on Thursday, August 27, 1981 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "Thief":

At the casting of Thief we find James Caan, previously seen in 1941 (1979) and Comes a Horseman (1978); Tuesday Weld (Serial (1980), Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)); Willie Nelson (Honeysuckle Rose (1980), The Electric Horseman (1979)) [ more... ]

  • James Caan and Tom Signorelli can both be seen in Les Uns et les autres, released in 1981.
  • Walter Scott and James Caan have both also be seen in The Glory Guys, released in 1965.

What is the Storyline of "Thief":

Frank is an expert jewel thief and hard-boiled ex-convict with a set structure to his life. With a pair of successful Chicago businesses (a bar and a car dealership) as fronts for his very lucrative criminal enterprise, Frank sets out to fulfill the missing part of his dream: a family beginning with Jessie, a cashier he has begun seeing.

After taking down a major score, Frank's fence is murdered. He finds out that the man responsible is a Mr. Attaglia, a shady plating company executive for whom the [...]

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